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Cobs, pieces of eight and treasure coins

the early Spanish-American mints and their coinages, 1536-1773

by Sewall H. Menzel

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Published by American Numismatic Society in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Coins, Latin American -- History.,
    • Coins, Spanish -- Latin America -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-480) and index.

      StatementSewall Menzel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCJ1889 .M46 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 484 p. :
      Number of Pages484
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3297543M
      ISBN 100897222849, 0897222865
      LC Control Number2004023179

      New World Treasures specializes in the sales of rare authentic Spanish coins, Spanish colonial coins, shipwreck treasure coins, shipwreck artifacts, and ancient coin jewelry. Offered are 8 reales coins, commonly referred to as pieces of eight, and 8 escudos coins, often called gold doubloons, many minted at the popular New World Spanish. Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins: The Early Spanish American Mints and their Coinages – ‐ by Sewall Menzel. CRAIG BARCLAY. Durham University Museums, England. Search for more papers by this author. CRAIG BARCLAY. Durham University Museums, : Craig Barclay.

      One of the better books on the subject of Spanish coins, which are the most common treasure ship coins, is a book by Sewall Menzel called Cobs, Pieces of Eight, and Treasure Coins. Another excellent book on the subject, but hard to find, is Stephen Voynick's Mid-Atlantic Treasure Coast - Coin Beaches and Treasure Shipwrecks from Long Island to Author: Susan Headley. Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins: The Early Spanish-American Mints and Their Coinages – (review) Article in Renaissance Quarterly 59(2) January with Reads.

      Maravillas Shipwreck Coins. The Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de las Maravillas, the almiranta of the Spanish treasure fleet, was lost on January 4th, in the shallow waters of Little Bahama Bank, when she was struck by the lead Capitana while executing evasive maneuvers to . Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins: The Early Spanish-American Mints and Their Coinages ISBN/ISSN: Comments: Includes a bibliography; Illustrated Size: ” x ” Pages: Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The American Numismatic Society, New York City () in hardback with a dust.


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Get this from a library. Cobs, pieces of eight and treasure coins: the early Spanish-American mints and their coinages, [Sewall H Menzel]. The vessel was evacuated and intentionally set on fire by the crew to prevent the plunder of treasure; Consolacion coins are thus true pirate treasure coins.

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Free shipping for many products. Pieces of Eight. The first coinage of the New World and what comes to mind when we think of Pirate Treasure are pieces of eight. These first coins, often called cob coins, were made from roughly cut planchets (blanks) by striking them with hand dies.

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That this book is based upon the author’s own personal collection is phenomenal. Incidentally, many of the images in this book were used in Sewall Menzel’s Cobs, Pieces of Eight, and Treasure Coins: The Early Spanish-American Mints and Their Coinages, published by the ANS.

Cobs, pieces of eight and treasure coins: the early Spanish-American mints and their coinage 2. Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins by Sewall Menzel shows an illustration of the designs on a a three-reale.

Here it is. Three-reale as shown in Menzel book, Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins. This next one isn't real clear, but I think you can see the two dots between the caps of the pillars.

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